- Band 8a
- Full time 37.5 hours per week
- Spinal Outreach (234) L5
- Stanmore, Middlesex
- £49,349 to £55,562 per annum inc.
- 02/06/2019 23:59
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.
The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.
As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions.
Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care.
The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.
The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.
We are passionate about improving outcomes for Spinal Cord Injury patients. We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to become the Lead for Spinal Outreach and Community Liaison department.
This is a combined clinical and managerial post, and the successful candidate will work with the MDT to develop this team to ensure patients receive high quality support pre admission and post discharge.
The successful candidate will work with the Major Trauma Centres and their associated trauma units in order to deliver expert specialist spinal care to patients who have sustained a spinal cord injury, this Lead will also support staff delivering care in non-specialist centres.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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